If, for professional, business or social reasons, you want to speak a more standard form of English to help you communicate with others – whether it be Standard Australian English or a more “internationally acceptable” dialect of English than you currently use – we would be happy to help you, please get in touch. But we’ll also respect your “home” dialect.
Read more of our content about accent modification here:
- Is your speech hard for people to comprehend? Research tells us this could be affecting your career prospects
- Embrace your accent and speak clearly – lessons from a Global Investment Bank
- It’s not your accent that’s holding you back
- Which kind of English is the best? (Hint: none of them)
We’ve also compiled some fact sheets about common pronunciation challenges for people who speak English as a second language here.
Banter Speech & Language is owned and managed by David Kinnane, a Hanen- and LSVT LOUD-certified speech-language pathologist with post-graduate training in the Spalding Method for literacy, the Lidcombe and Camperdown Programs for stuttering, and Voicecraft for voice disorders. David is also a Certified PESL Instructor for accent modification.
David holds a Master of Speech Language Pathology from the University of Sydney, where he was a Dean’s Scholar. David is a Practising Member of Speech Pathology Australia and a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist (CPSP).